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  1. A Curricular Overview by J. Barell

    13 Jul 2015 | Contributor(s): John Barell

    This book section is about developing objectives and ensuring curriculum coverage.

  2. A Scientific Approach to Science and Engineering Education

    12 Oct 2011 | Contributor(s): Carl Wieman

    Transforming Education: from Innovation to Implementation Conference October 10-12, 2011Carl Wieman Keynote PresentationCognitive psychology research What is the learning we want? How is it achieved? II. Education research Data from classrooms III. Institutional change—undergraduate STEM...

  3. A1: The Complexities of Transforming Engineering Higher Education

    11 Oct 2011 | Publications | Contributor(s): Ann McKenna

    Transforming Education from Innovation to Implementation Conference: Session A1Governmental, coporate and non-profit organizations have been calling for transformational change in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education in the U.S. for many years (e.g., Boyer, 1990;...

  4. A2: Connecting the First Year Experience and a Living Learning Program on a Large Scale

    11 Oct 2011 | Publications | Contributor(s): Carmellia Davis-King

    Transforming Education from Innovation to Implementation Conference: Session A2In 2005, The College of Engineering at Michigan State University embarked on a bold initiative to increase the academic, professional and social engagement of early engineering students. This has had two primary...

  5. A3: Learning by Design: The EPICS Model of Service-Learning Design Education

    11 Oct 2011 | Publications | Contributor(s): William Oakes, Carla Zoltowski

    Transforming Education from Innovation to Implementation Conference: Session A3Today's undergraduates face a global work place that presents a multitude of both opportunities and challenges. Technology has connected people around the globe, opened markets and presented opportunities to address a...

  6. AAAS Problem Solvers Article, January 27 2012

    09 Jul 2014 | Publications

    This article describes the “Problem Solvers: Education and Career Paths of Engineers with Disabilities” Conference—held 13-15 December at AAAS. The meeting was funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF) and organized by the AAAS Project on Science, Technology and Disability. Fifty of the...

  7. Access to Medical Care for Individuals with Mobility Disabilities

    09 Jul 2014 | Publications

    Access to Medical Care for Individuals with Mobility Disabilities

  8. Active Learning Classrooms as a Lever for Improving Undergraduate Education

    12 Oct 2011 | Publications | Contributor(s): Robert McMaster

    Panel discussion participant at the Transforming Education: from Innovation to Implementation October 10-12, 2011 ConferenceUniversity of Minnesota

  9. Advisory Board Agenda for 5-12-2011

    12 May 2011 | Publications | Contributor(s): James Daniel Lehman, Brenda Capobianco, Chell Nyquist

    Agenda for advisory board meeting of May 12, 2011.

  10. Advisory Board PowerPoint for 5-12-2011

    12 May 2011 | Publications | Contributor(s): Brenda Capobianco, James Daniel Lehman, Chell Nyquist

    PowerPoint slides for the advisory board meeting of May 12, 2011.

  11. Assessment strategies for enquiry and problem-based learning by Ranald Macdonald

    19 Oct 2012 | Publications | Contributor(s): Nicole Cook

    This article describes guiding principles to make decisions about assessment in problem-based learning and some strategies for problem-based learning.Macdonald, R. (2005). Assessment strategies for inquiry and problem-based learning. In T. Barrett, I. MacLabhrainn, & H. Fallon (Eds.),...

  12. Assessment What to Count

    13 Jul 2015 | Publications | Contributor(s): Saul Rockman

    This document contains a variety of different assessment methods.

  13. Assessment, Application, and Reflection by John Barrell

    19 Oct 2012 | Publications | Contributor(s): Nicole Cook

    This excerpt from the book Problem Based Learning: An Inquiry Approach suggests strategies to do alternative assesssment and promote student reflection in a PBL project.Barrell, J. (2007). "Assessment, Application, and Reflection" in Problem-based learning: An inquiry approach. Thousand Oaks, CA:...

  14. Assistive Notetaking Using Speech Recognition Technology

    09 Jul 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Patrick Stefaniak

    Notetaking is one of the most fundamental educational skills students employ on a daily basis. This skill is an important self-regulation learning tool that helps to aid students in recalling, clarifying, organizing, and comprehending lecture material. It has even been demonstrated that more...

  15. B1: A Multi-Site Implementation of Inquiry-Based Learning in College Mathematics: Classroom Outcomes & Lessons about Reform

    11 Oct 2011 | Publications | Contributor(s): Sandra Laursen

    Transforming Education from Innovation to Implementation Conference: Session B1A comprehensive, multi-method study of inquiry-based learning (IBL) in college mathematics sheds light on the outcomes and processes of college STEM education reform.University of Colorado at BoulderMarja-Liisa Hassi,...

  16. B2: Changing practice towards inquiry-oriented learning : what role(s) can an external agent play?

    11 Oct 2011 | Publications | Contributor(s): Les Kirkup

    Transforming Education from Innovation to Implementation Conference: Session B2Inquiry-oriented learning (IOL), in which students engage in scientifically oriented questions, gather evidence and formulate explanations based on that evidence, better reflects theprocesses adopted by scientists in...

  17. B3: IUPUI Central Indiana STEM Talent Expansion Program (CI-STEP)

    11 Oct 2011 | Publications | Contributor(s): Kathleen Marrs, Mariah Judd, Charlie Feldhaus, Andy Gavrin

    Transforming Education from Innovation to Implementation Conference: Session B3A Systemic Approach to Increasing Undergraduate Success in STEM.Our project addresses several aspects needed for transforming undergraduate STEM education by propagating, expanding, and creating new research-based STEM...

  18. C1: The Power of Choice: Making Unpopular Courses Better using Empowered

    11 Oct 2011 | Publications | Contributor(s): Susan Rowland

    Transforming Education from Innovation to Implementation Conference: Session C1Justification for the project: This presentation addresses assessment policy, design, and implementation in STEM. We present evidence from a large-scale research study and a smallscale case study that support...

  19. C2: A First Course in Nanoscience

    11 Oct 2011 | Publications | Contributor(s): Anna-Leena Latvala

    Transforming Education from Innovation to Implementation Conference: Session C2Nanoscience expertise is in great demand in Finland. In 2008, there were 202 active nanotechnology companies and the workforce included 2,900 nanotechnology professionals. Moreover, the prediction by the Finnish...

  20. C3: NEXUS: Competency-Based Introductory Undergraduate Science Preparation of

    11 Oct 2011 | Publications | Contributor(s): Marc Loudon

    Transforming Education from Innovation to Implementation Conference: Session C3In 2011, the Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) funded NEXUS (National Experiment in Undergraduate Science Education) as a four-year collaborative grant between the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, The...